Mailing List Message #15129
From: Warren Michelsen <>
Subject: Re: POP blocked
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 07:04:59 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <>
At 6:18 AM -0700 9/21/05, Alan Saul sent email containing:
>My POP server stopped working at midnight. My client (Eudora) can't connect to it, and the monitor window occasionally shows "System Error -39". The log reads, for example:

The mailbox file is corrupted. A -39 error is an end-of-file error, that is, the file system read operation reached the end of the file prematurely. There should be more file there but there isn't.

>01:22:26 4 POP(tcp) Connection accepted from [], seq=100, 9/10
>01:22:26 4 POP-066([]) Sending +OK Stalker POP3 Server 1.8b8 at ready <>\r\n
>01:22:26 3 POP-066([]) Send failed: aborted
>01:22:26 5 POP-066([]) *Status=5
>01:22:26 3 POP-066([]) Reading Failed. Error Code=-25010. Read:

See? Reading the mailbox file failed. I'm betting that deliveries to this account fail as well, yes?

Best course is to probably delete and recreate the account.
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